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Congressman Andy Barr

Representing All the People of Kentucky's Sixth District

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Mar 21, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Andy Barr today voted in favor of the Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Resolution proposed by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, hailing the measure as a plan to “put our nation on a significantly different, more prosperous path.”

Mar 14, 2013 Press Release


Mar 8, 2013 Speech

Mr. Chairman, I want to thank this Committee for the opportunity to share with you some of the budget priorities I hold for the upcoming year, and which I am here to emphasize on behalf of the Sixth District of Kentucky.

Mar 7, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the White House announced yesterday that it has cancelled citizen tours due to the across-the-board spending cuts required by President Obama’s sequestration policy, Congressman Andy Barr issued a statement today inviting his constituents to visit the United States Capitol, which continues to welcome visitors for public tours.

Mar 5, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Andy Barr expressed deep concern today regarding news that Joy Global, a manufacturer and supplier of underground mining equipment, will stop manufacturing at its Millersburg, Kentucky plant this October due to the continued struggles of Kentucky’s coal industry.

Mar 4, 2013 Press Release



WASHINGTON, Jun 14 - Today, 46 of my colleagues and I sent a letter to the president urging him to remove Eric Holder from his position at Attorney General. 

Mar 2, 2013 Blog Post

On March 1, 2013, the across-the-board spending cuts President Obama proposed in 2011 - called sequestration - actually went into effect. These indiscriminate cuts will have a negative impact in the Sixth Congressional District; for example, civilian employees at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond have already received furlough notices.

Feb 28, 2013 Press Release


WASHINGTON, D.C. –   Congressman Andy Barr today sent a letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), urging that Congress and the White House stay in Washington until they come to an agreement on a more intelligent alternative to the across-the-board sequestration due to take effect March 1. 

Feb 25, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Andy Barr last week introduced House Joint Resolution 26; a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution that would cap at 12 the number of consecutive years which members of the House and the Senate could serve in office.